Lake District Cottages, Pods & Lodges

Independent Lake District Cottage Company

Herdwick Cottages is the trusted choice when it comes to booking a Lake District holiday cottage.

Our Lake District cottages offer luxurious and comfortable surroundings with all the modern amenities you could wish for. With a wide selection of options to choose from, Herdwick Cottages offers something to suit any budget and requirement.

You can choose from cosy cottage retreats or larger family-sized lodges with spectacular views of the stunning Lakeland countryside. Each property has been lovingly furnished and fitted out with everything you need for a relaxing break in the Lake District’s outdoor paradise. From on site facilities such as gardens and private parking to thoughtful touches like welcome hampers and complimentary toiletries, Herdwick Cottages ensures a stress-free experience for visitors of all ages.

So why not make your next lake district cottage holiday something special by booking with Herdwick Cottages today?

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Popular Locations

We have excellent self-catering holiday cottages in many popular Lake District holiday destinations. From the bustling honey pots of Windermere and Ambleside to the quieter reaches of the Lake District National Park, including Ulverston, Buttermere and Bampton Common near Ullswater. Browse our properties by location.

Lake District Cottages for Christmas
Escape the Ordinary This Christmas: A Lake District Cottage Retreat

For a Christmas unlike any other, ditch the hustle and bustle for a charming escape to the heart of the Lake District. Imagine crisp mornings spent wrapped in a cosy jumper, invigorating walks around frosted lakes reflecting a wintery sky, and evenings huddled by a crackling fire.

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New Year Cottage in the Lake District
Ring in the New Year with Lake District Magic

Ditch the crowded parties and celebrate a New Year unlike any other. The Lake District beckons with a fresh start, crisp air, and a cosy cottage escape. Imagine crackling fires, long walks amidst stunning scenery, and the chance to unwind completely as a new year dawns.

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Herdwick Cottages Supports the Great North Air Ambulance Service

Herdwick Cottages is a family-run holiday cottage letting business based in Kendal, Cumbria. We offer an ever-growing choice of Lake District holiday cottages and apartments to rent as well as glamping units and lodges across the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

Holiday Cottages in the Lake District are an excellent option for UK-based holidays, especially for couples, families and groups of friends. It offers spectacular scenery, beautiful attractions, and many fell walks that offer majestic views! Herdwick Cottages offers holiday accommodation across Windermere, Ambleside, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Ulverston, Buttermere, Cockermouth, SedberghEden Valley, Penrith & Ullswater.

There you will find water sports, land sports, adrenaline activities, festivals and pretty much everything else to meet guests’ needs – plus a fantastic choice of award-winning restaurants, pubs and cafes!

Booking through Herdwick Cottages will give you the peace of mind that comes with using a reputable agent who always puts the customer first.

We are also pleased to support the Great North Air Ambulance Service by allowing guests to add a voluntary donation when booking. For each £1 donated, we will donate the same!

Guest Donations Herdwick Donation Match Total Donation
2022 £180 £180 £360
2023 £535 £535 £1070

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